Archive | November, 2013
Prince Rupert November 27th, 2013

Industry Continues To Recognize BC Métis Federation

(Prince Rupert, BC) BC Métis Federation representatives Vice President Daryl Piper from the Lower Mainland, Director Gloria Rendell from Prince Rupert, and Director Rene Therrien from the Terrace were invited to Prince Rupert by TransCanada Pipeline to attend a community information session. Several Métis people were in attendance from Prince Rupert, Terrace, Smithers, and the […]

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Save the Fraser Declaration Event December 5th 2013

BC Metis Federation is calling on Metis people on behalf of the Yinka Dene Alliance Nations, to offer you our solidarity and ask for your support and solidarity against tar sands crude oil transportation projects that threaten all our Aboriginal peoples and territories. Yinka Dene Alliance is inviting you to join with a ceremony to […]

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BCMF and Raven Events teamed up to bring the Trial of Louis Riel to BC!

The BC Métis Federation and Sliammon-based Raven Events and Communications teamed up to bring the Trial of Louis Riel, one of Canada’s longest running plays, from Regina to New Westminster. The Aboriginal event management business contributed $10,000 in cash, volunteered all staff time and, in collaboration, with BC Métis Federation leadership made the dream of […]

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The Plumb line~By Joe Desjarlais

For those who aren’t familiar with construction tools, a plumb line is a balanced weight on the end of a string that a tradesman uses to verify that what they’ve just put in place is true to vertical. In other words, the standard supposedly by which everything else is judged. But can this measurement tool […]

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Media Mornings

BC Metis Federation Interview on Media Mornings

BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry and Kelly Lake Metis Settlement Society President Lyle Campbell-Letendre were interviewed this am on Media Mornings show in Vancouver. Discussing the history of Louis Riel and his significance to the Metis community, and other issues. [ca_audio url_mp3=”https://evsweb155.idrive.com/evs/downloadFile?version=0&p=%2FFinalRadioMP3.mp3″ url_ogg=”OGGURL” css_class=”codeart-google-mp3-player” autoplay=”false” download=”true” html5=”true” skin= “regular”] Media Mornings is an award-winning […]

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Coffee Talk

Metis Coffee Talk tonight @ 7:30 pm

Be sure to tune in on Thursday November 21st @ 7:30 pm to get caught up on the latest news and stories affecting Metis people throughout British Columbia. BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry will be in studio hosting the show. Click here to watch the show live at 7:30 PM BC time.

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Nation Talk Features Michif Language Project DVD November 14th, 2013

BC Metis Federation has been credited with the recent public awareness support about the Michif Language project completed by Cowichan Valley Metis Association. The Michif Language Learning Project was announced a few months ago and began with the concept that the younger you are the easier it is to learn language. Repetition is required and […]

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Hudson's Hope School

A Positive Experience for Hudson’s Hope Métis Students

(Hudson Hope, BC) BC Métis Federation continued sharing cultural work this week following Louis Riel Day celebrations. A positive experience for all was held at the Hudson Hope School on Monday, November 18th 2013 in honour of Louis Riel Day. BC Metis Federation Cultural Ambassador Beverly Lambert was welcomed by the Hudson’s Hope school Principal […]

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Nova Métis Heritage Association Meeting Saturday, November 16th

(Surrey, BC) The Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova), a partner community with the BC Métis Federation, held their Annual General Meeting in North Vancouver at the Cadet Hall Whalley Legion in Surrey this last Saturday, November 16th. The Nova President Ken Fisher chaired the meeting with support from the board. There were approximately 40 members […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Denied Intervener Status

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation is releasing the following statement in light of the decision by the BC Human Rights Tribunal released this morning that denied the intervener application by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). BC Métis Federation has been advancing a human rights discrimination claim against the Provincial Government Ministry of Aboriginal Relations […]

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